Assistant Professor Specializing in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies in Social Sciences

University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Slavic and Eurasian Studies/Center for Russian, East Europea in Texas

Deadline October 10, 2017
Date Posted September 7, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time
Position Title: Assistant Professor Location: Austin, TX Position Type: Faculty Position URL: https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://apply.interfolio.com/43779&source=gmail&ust=1504889925793000&usg=AFQjCNFAsx9WztOlWlWxQHwLqYRfftce_Q">apply.interfolio.com/43779   Position Description

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies in collaboration with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor, with an anticipated start in the fall semester 2018. We seek applications from scholars who work on Russia/the former Soviet Union, and Eastern or East Central Europe who specialize in the social sciences (with a preference for Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or Political Science). Engagement in interdisciplinary and digital scholarship is welcome, and all candidates must have an active research and publication agenda. Teaching duties will include a two course per semester load and the selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service in the department, center, college, and university, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as direct graduate and undergraduate student independent research.

Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

Successful candidate should have a PhD in hand in the social sciences with a focus on Slavic or Eurasian Studies, strong research and publication agenda, and evidence of excellence in teaching and/or strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a scholarly writing sample of no more than 30 pages to Professor Julia Mickenberg, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies through https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://apply.interfolio.com/43779&source=gmail&ust=1504889925793000&usg=AFQjCNFAsx9WztOlWlWxQHwLqYRfftce_Q">apply.interfolio.com/43779. If you do not have a dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. Assistance available from Interfolio's Customer Support - help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.

Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2017.  Finalists will be interviewed at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) conference in Chicago in November. The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

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How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://apply.interfolio.com/43779